Library Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Cindy Derschow, Manager Libraries & Information Services
Contact Number
08 9190 2223
Shire of Ashburton, WA


Library Officer

Residential – Paraburdoo | Part time (42 hours per fortnight)
Starting salary $60,860.80 p.a. pro-rata negotiable, dependent on skills and experience

There is no accommodation allocated for this position.

About the Position

We have an exciting new opportunity for the role of Library Officer.

The Shire of Ashburton is seeking an outgoing and organised person who likes working with people, including children, to join the team at the Paraburdoo Library. This role is responsible for providing excellent customer service along with assisting in the provision of special programs at the library and general administration duties.

Our ideal candidate will be highly motivated, with excellent communication skills and the ability to engage young people, as well as previous experience in customer service and/or administration. Experience working in a library will be highly regarded, however is not essential. The successful candidate will be required to provide proof of application for a Working with Children Check prior to commencement, if not already held.

This role is part time working 42 hours per fortnight, with the roster:

  • Wk 1 M 7.45am-12.45pm, T 12.00pm-4.30pm W 12.00pm-4.30pm
  • Wk 2 T 8.00am-12.45pm, W 12.00pm-4.30pm Th-F 7.45am-4.30pm, Sat 9.45am-12pm. Additional hours may be required from time to time, in particular for leave coverage.

For further information regarding this exciting opportunity, please contact Cindy Derschow, Manager Libraries & Information Services, on 08 9190 2223.

Submitting your Application

Applications must be submitted online via the Shire of Ashburton website: by 9:00 AM Thursday 24 November 2022. 

Please note: Shortlisting may commence immediately.

The Shire of Ashburton encompasses the towns of Tom Price, Onslow, Paraburdoo and Pannawonica. Our employees enjoy a relaxed lifestyle in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, set amongst the backdrop of world renowned Karijini National Park and Millstream Chichester National Park with spectacular gorges, deep red earth and are some of the oldest formations in the world and 

our coastline takes in the Mackerel Islands, with turquoise water and opportunities for best fishing and snorkelling.

The Shire of Ashburton is committed to diversity and strongly encourages candidates from different cultural, gender and age backgrounds to apply.

Please Note: Canvassing of Councillors or Shire Employees will disqualify. The successful applicant is required to obtain relevant police checks and to provide evidence of all claimed qualifications prior to commencing employment. We strongly encourage candidates to apply for a National Police Check upon job application.